Pyrazinamide (PZA) is an important drug used for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). It is full of characteristic sterilizing activity, and when added to regimens containing rifampicin (RMP,R). It becomes more effective bacilli during the initial intensive phase of chemotherapy, thus duration of chemotherapy get’s shortened from 9 months to 6 months. Despite its remarkable in vivo activity, PZA is not active enough against Mycobacterium tuberculosis under usual conditions at close to pH 7.... Topics: Pyrazinamide, M. tuberculosis, Chemotherapy.
byCooperstock, Ruth; Canada. Department of National Health and Welfare; International Council on Alcohol and Addictions; Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
"Co-sponsored by the Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa, Canada, and the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto, Canada, in association with the International Council on Alcohol and Addictions, Lausanne, Switzerland." Topics: Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Chemotherapy
On t.p. the registered trademark symbol "R" is superscript following "Prevention" in the statement of responsibility and following "system" in the series statement Topics: Drugs, Chemotherapy, Drugs, Drug Therapy
Join us on another episode of "HIT THE MARK!" as we take a break from the sports world again and complete our two part look into surviving cancer. Joining us is Bapcha Murthy of the Facebook page "Cancer Survivors and Support Page". Topics: Cancer Survivor, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Radiation
Oral mucositis is a common sequel of radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and radio-chemotherapy in patients with cancer or patients requiring hemopoietic stem cell transplants. Mucositis has a direct and significant impact on the duration of disease remission and cure rates, serving as a subjective indicator of the co-morbidity. Mucositis also affects survival because of the risk of infection and has a significant impact on quality of life and cost of care. This paper aims at a brief review of oral... Topics: Cancer, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Oral Mucositis, Management
Pregnancy associated breast cancer is cancer occurring during pregnancy and up to one year post delivery. Local oncologists have strong reservations about administering adjuvant chemotherapy for gestational breast cancer. We present a 31 year old University graduate with early left breast cancer in first trimester that had adjuvant chemotherapy administered from the second trimester. She had a normal vaginal delivery at 37 weeks with good apgar scores of baby. Birth defects or discernible... Topics: Breast cancer, Pregnancy, Birth defects, chemotherapy